Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

  Ingredients :


 Refined flour – 60 gms
 Cocoa powder – 60 gms
 Baking powder – ¼ tsp
 Soda bi-carb – a pinch
 Sugar – 120 gms
 Eggs – 4
 Melted butter – 120 gms
 Vanilla essence – 2 drops

For decoration:


 Whipped cream – 200 gms
 Grated chocolate – 15 gms
 Walnuts or broken cashew nuts
or cherries – 50 gms

Method :


 Line and grease two 175 mm diameter cake tins.
 Sift flour, cocoa, soda bicarb and baking powder together twice.
 Beat eggs and sugar over hot water till thick like custard sauce. Add vanilla essence.
 Fold in lightly the sieved flour and melted butter, adding a little water to get pouring consistency.
 Put the mixture in the tins and bake at 400º F for about 20 minutes.

                                             

 Cool and sandwich together with the fresh cream and put a thick layer of cream on top.

                                         

 Finish off the decoration with chopped nuts on the sides and grated and chocolate on top.

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